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Rushden Echo & Argus, 10th February 1939, transcribed by Kay Collins
Miss Mary Clark

Miss Mary Clark, of Yelden, whose death occurred on February 3, was one of the oldest ladies in the village, being in her 81st year. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Clark, of Yelden, the family laving a reputation for pillow-lace making. Until recent years she regularly attended the Church. There are two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Charles (with whom she lived at Yelden) and Mrs. W. Charles, of Rushden.

The funeral took place at Yelden Church on Tuesday, and the mourners were Mrs. H. Charles, Yelden (sister), Mr. Horace Charles, Rushden (nephew), Mrs. W. Hill. Leicester (niece), Mr. H. Charles, Yelden (brother-in-law), Mrs. L. Holloway (niece), Mrs. H. Charles, Rushden Mrs. White, Rushden, and Mrs. W. Holloway, Yelden (friends). Mrs. W. Charles, of Rushden (sister) was unable to attend.

Wreaths were inscribed as follows:
In loving memory, from her sister Kate and Brother-in-law—O rest in the Lord; In loving memory, from her Sister Ada and family, Rushden—Rest in peace; In loving memory, from Maggie and Will, Bea and Tom, Leicester—Resting; In loving memory, from Muriel; In loving memory of a dear friend, Lizzie; From all at 245, Wellingborough-road, Rushden; In kind remembrance, from Mr. and Mrs. Campion and family; In loving memory, the Methodist Chapel, Yelden.

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